Young Midcoast student-athletes traveled far from home Saturday to compete in the Pine Tree Wrestling League East regional at Warsaw Middle School and the trip proved worth the trouble.

That is because 11 local middle school wrestlers returned home with regional titles to their credit and many others qualified for the state championship meet from the event.

The state meet will be Saturday, March 26 at Medomak Valley High School in Waldoboro.

Eleven local youngsters won regional crowns Saturday and many others earned spots in the upcoming state meet. The top four wrestlers in each weight class from the East and West regionals qualify for the states. The fifth finisher in each weight division from each regional is an alternate for the states.

The top four wrestlers in each weight class from the East regional, which included grapplers from Rockland District Middle School, Troy Howard Middle School of Belfast, Medomak Middle School, Camden-Rockport Middle School, Hope-Appleton-Lincolnville (HAL) and independents from Searsport District Middle School and St. George Elementary School, were:

The team scores were: Bucksport 152.5, Ellsworth 122, Troy Howard 120, HAL 106, Brewer 95, Camden 93, Rockland 75, Medomak 68, Hermon 64.5, Nokomis 64, Searsport 31.5 and St. George 3.

75 pounds — 1, Connor McGonagle, Rockland; 2, James Petersen, Hermon; 3, Nick Charalambous, Bucksport; and 4, Ben Winchenbach, Camden-Rockport. The alternate is Chase Curry, Troy Howard.

82 pounds — 1, Hayden Craig, Bucksport; 2, Samson Sirois, Brewer; 3, Joshua Write, Ellsworth; and 4, Hunter Bubar, Nokomis. The alternate is Steven Thompson, Medomak. Camden-Rockport’s Joseph Davis, Troy Howard’s Avery Kreamer and Rockland’s Devin Ward also competed in this class.

89 pounds — 1, Dallas Ball, Rockland; 2, Austin Mason, Bucksport; 3, Zachary Collins, HAL; and 4, John Golgano, Troy Howard. The alternate is Rayanne Leach, Medomak. Camden-Rockport’s Mark Tocco also competed in this class.

96 pounds — 1, Dagan Berenyi, Searsport; 2, Jonathan Robishaw, Rockland; 3, Trent Goodman, Bucksport; and 4, James Archer, HAL. The alternate is Dylan Frost, Hermon. Camden-Rockport’s Jack Nathan also competed in this class.

103 pounds — 1, John Underhill, HAL; 2, Matt Stewart, Bucksport; 3, Nick Page, Hermon; and 4, Zachary Annis, Camden-Rockport. The alternate is Korbin Daniels, Medomak. Troy Howard’s Zach Sheafe and Rockland’s Shannon Ripley also competed in this class.

110 pounds — 1, Mark Smith, Brewer; 2, Drew Nealey, Troy Howard; 3, Tyler Pye, Bucksport; and 4, Troy Reynolds, Searsport. The alternate is Chase Flaherty, St. George. Medomak’s Deagan Poland, Rockland Julian Abaldo, HAL’s Peyton Young and Camden-Rockport’s Tyler Wood also competed in this class.

117 pounds — 1, Chris Weiss, Camden-Rockport; 2, Codey Staples, Hermon; 3, Julian Sirois, Brewer; and 4, Jacob Waterman, Troy Howard. The alternate is Madison Brown, Medomak. HAL’s Adrian Joy also competed in this class.

124 pounds — 1, Eli Smith, Camden-Rockport; 2, Jack Weeks, Ellsworth; 3, Jose Montoya, Brewer; and 4, Lucas Ashmore, Bucksport. The alternate is Casey Rouleau, HAL. Troy Howard’s Tyler LaPlante also competed in this class.

131 pounds — 1, Taylor Crosby, Camden-Rockport; 2, Brandon Waterman, Troy Howard; 3, Joe Wright, Ellsworth; and 4, Jacob Richards, Nokomis. The alternate is Michael Maybury, Brewer. HAL’s Nicholas Winter, Rockland’s Catherine Abaldo and Medomak’s Cameron Robinson also competed in this class.

138 pounds — 1, Jacob Jordan, Ellsworth; 2, Wyatt Parra, HAL; 3, Reagan Billingsley, Rockland; and 4, Jacob Harford, Troy Howard. The alternate is Eben Merrifield, Camden-Rockport.

145 pounds — 1, Jared Gilbert, HAL; 2, Owen Gilbert, Medomak; 3, Dylan Robbins, Bucksport; and 4, Corey Eaton, Brewer. The alternate is Matt Smith, Troy Howard.

155 pounds — 1, Jeff Weeks, Ellsworth; 2, Zach Clark, Bucksport; 3, John Capella, Troy Howard; and 4, Kelcin Dullas, Hermon. The alternate is Will Greenrose, Medomak.

170 pounds — 1, Marlin Hansen, Troy Howard; 2, Deven Michaud, Ellsworth; 3, Andrew Rediker, Hermon; and 4, Chrstian Jerome, Bucksport. The alternate is Tristen Whitcomb, Medomak.

190 pounds — 1, Brandon Lassard, Medomak; 2, Derek Look, Ellsworth; 3, Dakota Walker, Troy Howard; and 4, Bryan Clement, Camden-Rockport. The alternate is Dillon Moore, Nokomis.

210 pounds — 1, Colt Muir, HAL; 2, Hunter Glidden, Nokomis; 3, Edwin Johnson, Troy Howard; and 4, Joseph Taylor, Medomak. There is no alternate in the class.

240 pounds — 1, Jacob Nichols, Nokomis; 2, K.P. Hilaire, Bucksport; 3, Travis Reed, Medomak; and 4, Mason Bridges, Ellsworth. The alternate is Nate Dunton, Camden-Rockport.

The individual results for Midcoast wrestlers were:

75 pounds — Connor McGonagle, Rock, received a first-round bye; pinned Curry, TH, at 1:26; and pinned James Petersen, Her, at 1:13 in the championship final.

Curry, TH, pinned Devin Darveau, Bucks, at 3:43; was pinned by McGonagle, Rock, at 1:26; and lost to Nick Charalambous, Brew, 12-5.

Winchenbach, CRMS, beat Charalambous, Brew, 5-2; lost to Peterson, Her, 3-0; pinned Darveau, Bucks, at 1:04; and was pinned by Charalambous, Brew, at 1:55 in the consolation final.

82 pounds — Davis, CRMS, lost to by Bronson Pratt, Her, 6-4 in a pigtail match.

Thompson, MMS, lost to Hunter Bubar, Nok, 15-11; pinned Pratt, Her, at 1:08; and was pinned by Joshua Wright, Ells, at 0:54.

Kreamer, THMS, was pinned by Wright, Ells, at 1:00; beat Ward, Rock, 8-5; and was pinned by Bubar, Nok, at 1:44.

Ward, Rock, was pinned by Samson Sirois, Brew, at 0:12; and lost to Kreamer, THMS, 8-5.

89 pounds — Ball, Rock, pinned Tocco, CRMS, at 0:54; pinned Golgano, THMS, at 0:36; and pinned Austin Mason, Bucks, at 1:52 in the championship final.

Tocco, CRMS, was pinned by Ball, Rock, at 0:54; and was pinned by Leach, MMS, at 0:36.

Leach, MMS, lost to Golgano, THMS, 6-2; pinned Tocco, CRMS, at 0:36; and lost to Collins, HAL, 8-3.

Golgano, THMS, beat Leach, MMS, 6-2; was pinned by Ball, Rock, at 0:36; pinned Josh Sargent, Ells, at 1:55; and was pinned by Collins, HAL, at 3:33 in the consolation final.

Collins, HAL, received a first-round bye; was pinned by Mason, Bucks, at 1:56; beat Leach, MMS, 8-3; and pinned Golgano, THMS, at 3:33 in the consolation final.

96 pounds — Nathan, CRMS, was pinned by Kolin Fraser, Nok, at 1:10 in a pigtail match.

Berenyi, Sears, won by technical fall over Fraser, Nok, 15-0; pinned James Archer, HAL, at 0:31; and won by major decision over Robishaw, Rock, 8-0 in the championship final.

Archer, HAL, beat Ryan Kiah, Brew, 13-9; was pinned by Berenyi, Sears, at 1:31; pinned Dylan Frost, Her, at 2:52; and was pinned by Trent Goodman, Bucks, at 1:19 in the consolation final.

Robishaw, Rock, pinned Frost, Her, at 1:59; beat Goodman, Bucs, 1-0; and lost by major decision to Berenyi, Sears, 8-0.

103 pounds — Underhill, HAL, pinned Elija Ames, Nok, at 1:40; won by major decision over Nick Page, Her, 16-4; and pinned Matt Stewart, Bucks, at 1:03 in the championship final.

Annis, CRMS, lost to Page, Her, 5-2; pinned Ames, Nok, at 0:44; beat Daniels, MMS, 7-2; and lost to Page, Her, 5-3 in the consolation final.

Daniels, MMS, pinned Sheafe, THMS, at 2:02; was pinned by Stewart, Bucks, at 0:56; and lost to Annis, CRMS, 7-2.

Sheafe, THMS, was pinned by Daniels, MMS, at 2:02; and lost to Ripley, Rock, 1-0;

Ripley, Rock, was pinned by Stewart, Bucks, at 1:42; beat Sheafe, THMS, 1-0; and lost to Page, Her, 12-6.

110 pounds — Poland, MMS, was pinned by J. Abaldo, Rock, at 1:38 in a pigtail match.

J. Abaldo, Rock, pinned Poland, MMS, at 1:38; was pinned by Mark Smith, Brew, at 0:59; and was pinned by Flaherty, St. George, at 1:38.

Flaherty, St. George, lost to by Troy Reynolds, Sears, 4-1; pinned J. Abaldo, Rock, at 1:38; and lost by major decision to Tyler Pye, Bucks, 9-1.

Reynolds, Sears, beat Flaherty, St. Geroge, 4-1; was pinned by Smith, Brew, at 0:17; pinned Alex Glidden, Nok, at 1:40; and lost to Pye, Bucks, 10-4 in the consolation final.

Nealey, TH, beat Glidden, Nok, 7-1; beat Pye, Bucks, 8-7; and was pinned by Smith, Brew, at 0:40 in the championship final.

Young, HAL, pinned Wood, CRMS, at 0:20; was pinned by Pye, Bucks, at 0:44; and was pinned by Glidden, Nok, at 2:59.

Wood, CRMS, was pinned by Young, HAL, at 0:20 in a pigtail match.

117 pounds — Joy, HAL, lost by technical fall to Codey Staples, Her, 16-1; beat Raymond Maddocks, Ells, 5-3; and was pinned by J. Waterman THMS, at 2:19.

J. Waterman, THMS, pinned Brown, MMS, at 2:49; was pinned by Weiss, CRMS, at 0:56; pinned Joy, HAL, at 2:19; and lost to Julian Sirois, Brew, 9-2 in the consolation final.

Brown, MMS, was pinned by Waterman, TH, at 2:49; won by major decision over Josh Hall, Bucks, 13-4; and was pinned by Sirois, Brew.

Weiss, CRMS, pinned Hall, Bucks, at 0:27; pinned Waterman, THMS, at 0:56; and pinned Staples, Her, at 2:56 in the championship final.

124 pounds — Smith, CRMS, pinned Tyler LaPlante, TH, at 0:25; won by major decision over Lucas Ashmore, Bucks, 13-3; and beat Jack Weeks, Ells, 3-2 in the championship final.

LaPlante, THMS, was pinned by Smith, CRMS, at 0:25; and lost by major decision to Roleau, HAL, 12-3.

Rouleau, HAL, lost by major decision to Lucas Ashmore, Bucks, 14-2; won by major decisions over LaPlante, TH, 12-3; and was pinned by Jose Montoya, Brew, at 0:59.

131 pounds — B. Waterman, TH, pinned Winter, HAL, at 1:57; pinned Jacob Richards, Nok, at 3:30; and was pinned by Crosby, CRMS, at 1:07 in the championship round.

Winter, HAL, was pinned by B. Waterman, TH, at 1:57; pinned C. Abaldo, Rock, at 3:45; and was pinned by Joe Wright, Ells, at 0:19.

C. Abaldo, Rock, was pinned by Richards, Nok, at 0:57; and was pinned by Winter, Rock, at 3:45.

Crosby, CRMS, pinned Michael Maybury, Brew, at 0:24; beat Wright, Ells, 4-2; and pinned B. Waterman, TH, at 1:07 in the championship final.

Robinson, MMS, was pinned by Wright, Ells, at 1:03; and was pinned by Maybury, Brew, at 1:55.

138 pounds — Billingsley, Rock, received a first-round bye; was pinned by Jacob Jordan, Ells, at 0:44; pinned Eben Merrifield, CRMS, at 0:37; and pinned Jacob Harford, THMS, at 1:17 in the consolation final.

Parra, HAL, received a first-round bye; pinned Harford, THMS, at 0:34; and lost to Jordan, Ells, 7-2 in the championship round.

Merrifield, CRMS, was pinned by Harford, THMS, at 0:34; received a second-round bye; and was pinned by Billingsley, Rock, at 0:37.

Harford, THMS, pinned Merrifield, CRMS, at 0:34; was pinned by Parra, HAL, at 0:34; received a second-round bye; and was pinned by Billingsley, Rock, at 1:17 in the consolation final.

145 pounds — Gilbert, HAL, received a first-round bye; pinned Dylan Robbins, Bucks, at 3:38; ant pinned Gilbert, MMS, at 0:47 in the championship final.

Smith, THMS, was pinned by Robbins, Bucks, at 1:09; received a second-round bye; and was pinned by Corey Eaton, Brew, at 0:52.

Gilbert, MMS, pinned Nate Garland, Ells, at 3:55; pinned Eaton, Brew, at 0:54; and was pinned by Gilbert, HAL, at 0:47 in the championship final.

155 pounds — Capella, TH, received a first-round bye; was pinned by Zach Clark, Bucks, at 1:11; received a second-round bye; pinned Greenrose, MMS, at 0:21; and pinned Kelcin Dullas, Her, at 1:15 in the consolation final.

Greenrose, MMS, was pinned by Dullas, Her, at 1:50; received a second-round bye; and was pinned by Capella, THMS, at 0:21.

170 pounds — Hansen, THMS, received a first-round bye; pinned Andrew Rediker, Her, at 1:08; and pinned Deven Michaud, Ells, at 0:42.

Whitcomb, MMS, lost by default to Christian Jerome, Bucks; received a second-round bye; and lost by default to Rediker, Her.

190 pounds — Lassard, MMS, pinned Alton Urquhart, Her, at 0:17; pinned Dakota Walker, THMS, at 2:29; and beat Derek Look, Ells, 9-7 in the championship final.

Walker, THMs, received a first-round bye; was pinned by Lassard, MMS, at 2:29; pinned Dillon Moore, Nok, at 1:53; and pinned Bryan Clement, CRMS, at 3:14 in the consolation final.

Clement, beat Moore, Nok, 6-0; lost to Look, Ells, 7-2; won by default over Urquhart, Her; and was pinned by Walker, THMS, at 3:14 in the consolation final.

210 pounds — Muir, HAL, received a first-round bye; pinned Joseph Taylor, MMS, at 0:35; and pinned Hunter Glidden, Nok, at 1:42.

Taylor, MMS, received a first-round bye; was pinned by Muir, HAL, at 0:35; received a second-round bye; and was pinned by Johnson, THMS, at 0:18 in the consolation final.

Johnson, THMS, received a first-round bye; was pinned by Glidden, Nok, at 1:54; received a third-round bye; and pinned Taylor, MMS, at 0:18 in the consolation final.

240 pounds — Dunton, CRMS, was pinned by Jacob Nichols, Nok, at 0:21; received a second-round bye; and was pinned by Reed, MMS, at 1:02.

Reed, MMS, received a first-round bye; lost to Hillaire, Bucks, 7-2; pinned Dunton, CRMS, at 1:02; and pinned Mason Bridges, Ells, at 1:44 in the consolation final

Village NetMedia Regional Editor/Sports Director Ken Waltz can be reached at 207-594-4401 or by e-mail at kwaltz@villagesoup.com.